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KOFY
Jan 7, 2013 11:30am PST
waiting to see if d.n.a. recovered from the bone fragments could solve their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report those sales to the justice department. >> happening now the oakland city council is getting a brand new look, free new city council members are sworn into office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new
KOFY
Jan 22, 2013 11:30am PST
kgo tv center this is abc7 news. >> new developments in the shooting of an undercover oakland police officer. police have detained one more but are looking if more after an intense manhunt last night. amy hollyfield is live at police headquarters with the latest. >> kristen, the police chief says the two men in custody are known to police here in this department. they are in a gang. one man was taken into custody last night shortly after the shooting around 6:30. the second man was not found until the overnight search done by the swat team. they do not necessity if they have the man who shot the officer. they still looking for two or possibly three men. investigators say the for was undercover. investigators do not know if the man or men who shot at him knew he was an officer. >> we have not been able to determine that. we have not started, we just started the interview with the two being detained. we want to know that. it goes toward what their mindset and the type of charges we want to present to the district attorney. >> the swat team is still searching the block at seminar
KOFY
Jan 28, 2013 11:30am PST
oakland's unified district was 26.6%. that is higher than the national average. joining us to talk about is the numbers and with a administrators is doing about is the spokesperson, is troy flint. >> thanks for having me. >> cheryl: 26.6%, you must be doing a lot to address the issues? >> it's one of the most critical issues. districts across the country particularly urban districts. there is no one comprehensive solution. we're attacking it from null of angle that has address the social components that gets kids disenchanted with schools. >> cheryl: you have a different population in schools especially as they progress? >> we are predominantly low income district, 70% of our students qualify for free lunch program. as you elementary to middle, it increases. poverty is a factor in some of these negative outcomes but it shouldn't be did he term in an event. that is determinant. so that is why we are drying trying a address these issues. >> cheryl: can you give me some examples? >> one factor that we have identified is the literacy score how proficient they are in english language an
KOFY
Jan 23, 2013 11:30am PST
street. we will follow this on abc7 news.com. right now the oakland police department newly hired consultant is speaking to abc7 after a vote by the oakland city council to bring him on board. bill bratton is a former los angeles police chief and new york city police commissioner. the city council voted 7-1 around 2:00 this morning after a meeting that included four hours of public comment against and in favor of hiring bratton. critics worry he will recommend a stop-and-frisk policy that could lead to racial profiling but he says that is not the case. we talked to him by phone. >> stop and frisk and official profiling and the other issues of concern people have abuse police use of force can be effectively addressed by strong leadership that is focused on a constitutional policing. >> abc7 news reporter joins us with reaction to the controversial decision. amy? >> city hall was decisive with the 7-1 vote but in the neighborhoods people are split. the vote came in the middle of the night, it was already being talked about in the neighborhood this morning. >> i thought it was very g
KOFY
Jan 14, 2013 11:30am PST
is abc7 news. >> oakland city leaders will make a major announcement. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. they will take steps to get help fighting crime in the wake of a rash of violence since friday when nine shoot spring -- shootings have been killed. four have died. and now, amy? >> kristen, this is where a three-year-old was shot to death in 2011. the community was outraged. a mural is dedicated to him. today, the community is outraged again. the police chief and the mayor will leave downtown and come to international boulevard and hold a press conference in front of the mural and address the violence this weekend. >> there are high hopes throughout the community that significant change will be announced at the press conference. the police chief and mayor will address the violent weekend. four were shot to death on friday. 11 were shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and
KOFY
Jan 10, 2013 11:30am PST
part of the grapevine was closed. >> and a lizard has died at the oakland zoo. a captureed lizard was named mr. teeth and was scoffed tuesday at the home of a suspect along with 34 pounds of marijuana. the suspect is due in court. the sheriff released this photo of the pot right there which filled dozens of bags. >> president obama makes his pick for treasury secretary and why the nominee is promising to work on his penmanship. >> a concern about this year's flu season: could the nation be running out of flu stop. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr inclu
KOFY
Jan 16, 2013 11:30am PST
vote could bring a high profile police consultant to the city of oakland. people packed the meeting objecting to the former los angeles and new york police chief becoming consultant to the police force. he favors technique known as stop and frisk where officers stop anyone who they feel is suspicious. they voted to recommend that a consultant be hired. >> a beloved hollywood act report has passed away from the bay area of natural causeses in he was the kindly adoptive father in "different strokes" debuting in 1978 and tackled sensitive social issue such as class and race. he was 89 years old. still ahead, a deadly helicopter crash in the heart of london at rush hour. an unusual rescue in portland. the extreme measures crews took [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-
KOFY
Jan 24, 2013 11:30am PST
moving north, and before it falls apart it could get as north as san francisco and oakland and concord. so you could get sprinkles, too, next hour and another push of wet weather that will come up as we head into the afternoon hours. temperatures were combed early this week in the 20's and 30's and we were mainly in the mid-40's to low 50's. we still have haze with the visibility improving, three miles in hair and mountain view and san jose. it will stay there with the rain. currently, low-to-mid 50's and mid-50's around monterey bay and headed inland. what will happen with the forecast cycle, shower chance tapering later today. especially during the evening and overnight hours. this will be patchy fog waiting tomorrow and showers and a cooler breeze on saturday, sunday, and monday but they are very light showers and not a game changer as far as the outdoor plan. you can see a curl in the atmosphere and one to the south, and that is why we are having the best chance of showers in the south. it moves part and falls apart in the afternoon so get ready for sprinkles and light rain during
KOFY
Jan 8, 2013 11:30am PST
was arrested last night in an oakland hotel. the victim is 25-year-old starr lamare. she remains in critical condition. she has severe burns. police say she got in an argument in bayview district on sunday. investigators say oliver doused starr lamare with gasoline and set her on fire. oliver faces charges of arson and attemptedurder. >> the santa cruz sheriff is expanding the search for a missing 23-year-old man, who walked from the house in scotts valley on friday morning and never came back. a small search party combed the trails of the park where he hiked. his parents saye been despondent since a breakup with hers fiance. he is believed wearing the plaid short in this picture. >> a small number of commuters are causing freeway traffic jams for the rest of us according to a study by researchers at berkeley. targeting those drivers could dramatically improve traffic flow. amy hollyfield has more. >> this study used this, people's cell phones and their g.p.s. signals to track their habits. experts say this research is going do help give them a picture of what is happening upstream
KOFY
Jan 18, 2013 11:30am PST
the way to church with a group when she disappeared. she may have been spotted in oakland yesterday. she has left the facility in the past but she has never been gone this long. >> right now, algerian state news is reporting 12 algerians and foreigners are known dead in hostage stand off. today is the third day of a stand off with militants at a natural gas complex. an official says the americans are held hostage in algeria. it began when a bus carrying international workers came under attack. a state department spokesman says that the u.s. is working with algeria and other governments to try to secure their release. no word on how many americans are still being held. the government's confirmation comes as some americans were being ferried out of the algeria. >> the manti te'o story continues. was he duped? was it a hoax? the linebacker for notre dame has yet to comment on a p concel lead something to know how much he knew before revealing the truth. questions are surfacing of interviews he did in the days after finding out about the hoax where he continues with the story that his g
KOFY
Jan 15, 2013 11:30am PST
news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but changed lanes to cross near yerba buena island isl
KOFY
Jan 11, 2013 11:30am PST
woman. i'm going to have a lot of fun with this one. >> breaking news is in oakland where authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped from highland hospital. this is a live picture over the scene. lots of police are down there right now. the hospital is located on east 31st street. the almeda county sheriff's department is leading the search. some of them standing on the roof right there. we haven't received information about the prisoner who escaped other than the fact that he is dangerous. we have crews on the way to the scene. we'll have more information as soon as it becomes available. >> the federal aviation administration announced this morning that it is launching a comprehensive review of the boeing dream drome because of mechanical problems. this is happening at the same time the airport is welcoming the japan airliner floit to tokyo. >> the flight is scheduled to leave at 11:45. the parges were not nervous about the new airplane. they will get comfort and see a famous passenger that is traveling with them and said he feels fully confident in the 787. boeing calls th
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 11:30am PST
driest january on record and almost a half inch here. we had a third in oakland, two-thirds of an inch in san jose. it gives you an idea when san jose has more rain than in addition else. let's talk about what is going to happen ahead. warmth peaked. pretty nice to be outside and chance of rain for next wednesday. temperatures are running in the low to upper 50s. at the beaches it's 63 right now in half moon bay. santa cruz, 51, everybody else around the monterey bay, mid to upper 50s. compared to average, we'll run from 4 degrees warmer in redwood city to double-digits in livermore. 68, 11 degrees warmer than average. fremont, oakland, napa, santa rosa at 69. heading down to the monterey bay slightly warmer, upper 60s to low 70s. let's take a look at tonight. this morning, a little frost around napa. a little fog up north, but i don't think we'll have fog tonight. mid 40s around the bayshore and out to the coast. san francisco a little warmer, 48 degrees. two areas of high pressure dominateding our weather. i seek a buck until the jetstream. that is going to be flatten this ridge
KOFY
Jan 4, 2013 11:30am PST
animal stuck on the ice. he was terrified. why this is a huge significance >> oakland, sunty veil -- sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> step on it for your flu shot, california will see a surge in flu cases in january. the result of holiday travelers coming back to california with a virus that heard is spreading fast elsewhere. also, kids going back did school, and abc medical medical doctor says california cannot escape the earliest flu outbreak if a decade. >> it could be a newer strain that people in the community have not sign, it could be that not enough people are vaccinated but the most interesting theory is humidity. some scientists are finding that the lower the humidity, the earlier flu season starts. >> the doctor suggests getting vaccine now, it takes two weeks for the immunity to build up. usually, february is the height of the flu in california. >> general motors is recalling some of their 2013 models because they can roll away unexpectedly. the models affects are on the screen. about 55,000 vehicles are recalled. g.m. says the cars could be shifted
KOFY
Jan 30, 2013 11:30am PST
oakland and union city and end of the east bay is low-to-mid 60's and 63 at concord and pleasanton and monterey will have highs in the mid-to-upper 50's everyone tonight, lows will drop into the mid-30's and the chilly interior valleys of the north bay and east bay and if you are planning to go to new orleans to celebrate the 49ers appearing in the super bowl, you will encounter dry weather thursday through sunday. there will be clouds for the weekend in new orleans but it will be mild with high temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's with no rain expected and you can enjoy your jog or your walk around borbon street. now, the seven-day outlook in the bay area we expect sunny and mild conditions to last through sunday into monday with high temperatures in the mid-60's for much of this period and low 60's on the coast which is almost beach weather in the san francisco area. and a few more clouds tuesday with a slight chance of showers on tuesday and temperatures drop off midweek and we can secretary more seasonal winter like weather. >> still ahead, the unusual new video put out by >>
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
police. >> oakland mayor is looking for federal aid while in washington this week to attend the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain where r what is
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
number kuman77. >> new information this morning on the c.h.p.'s agreement to patrol oakland city streets. the highway patrol wants to pay to extend the service and c.h.p. says they will continue to work with the city for another 30 days. no word on whether oakland will have to pay for that extension. c.h.p. officers have made 87 felony arrests in 90 days of prowls in oakland. >> poll shows california are the most optimistic since before the recession. governor brown gets the highest approval rating since taking office in 2011, at 51 percent following the asurroundsment -- following the announcement of a state budget surplus. experts expect the state to outpeople the nation as a whole in 2013. last time consumer confidence was this high was way back in 2007. >> the state budget cut forces san mateo county to close courtrooms and cut staff. last year the county reduced the trial court workforce by 30 percent cutting back on clerk hours. now the majority of court services in south san francisco and shayia are suspended and five courtrooms will close entirely. up to 25 employees coul
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
san francisco, 11/100ths. oakland, conk yorkd a tenth of an inch or less. don't fit the umbrellas yet. i'll let you know when the next system will arrive. >> oakland city officials trying to do everything they can to stop the skyrocketing crime rate. last night, several key components of a crime fighting plan were approved including hiring of a controversial consult yanlt. hundreds turned out to both support and condemn william bratton, former new york city police commissioner and lapd chief who has come under fire for aggressive policing tactic autos neither the devil which is to say nor savor, part of a team. >> this particular splan not about bill bratton but policy partnerships. bill bratton is a member of the team. >> the council approved other crime fighting measures including an additional police academy. the hiring of two sfgs technicians and the interim use of 11 sheriff deputies to help suppression efforts. >> council members got an earful about why they shouldn't hire him but tonight he says he's ready to take on the challenge of facing oakland's soaring crime rate. vic
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
. thank you, kira. oakland police are investigating a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th avenue and mcarthur believed at 5:30 yesterday afternoon after neighbors reported hearing gunshots gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and it happ
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
even churches are taking precaution precautions. at the cathedral of christ the flight oakland parishioners took commune on from the same chalice at the height of flu season. the diocese of oakland and san francisco say priest have the option of not giving commune i don't know to stop the spread of the flu. >> at the beginning of mass he said it was okay if we decided abstain from taking the wine at mass. it wasn't a sin. wasn't anything to worry about. >>reporter: cdc say 47 states are experiencing wide spread flu activity. but california is one of the least active states. still the level of awareness is on the rise here. >> for my job and so i was hand sanitizing all day long. >>reporter: fremont people rushed to get flu shots at washington hospital where clinic held today and tomorrow to meet demand. >> in fact i was just at walgreen's other day and big lane for that because the news just lick you guys doing right now scared everybody into getting it. >>reporter: shortage of flu shot spotty around the bay are area. wall gleans milpitas is temporarily out of the flu vaccine w
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm PST
news. >>> more to bring you tonight. city of oakland dealing with highest homicide rate if more than 5 years. >> able 20. >>reporter: neighbors remember those lost to violence and vow to make a difference. we have that story ahead. >> plus big hall after pot will you get in santa clara county where investigators found a lieutenant more than marijuana. >> getting readytor the tournament of roses parade. sneak peek that the year pretty sneak peek that the year pretty remarkable floats. >> each year catholic church in oakland they hold a ceremony to remember the people killed in that city. this year has been especially devastating. sergio has the story. >>reporter: dozens of white crosses on the front lawn of this church are a sobering reminder of the level of violence in oakland of 2012. each cross has a number and name written on it. >> yes. he was shot october 28 and he was on his way home from his grandmother's house. >>reporter: her son name among the 131 names wrn on these crosses. not since 2006 has the homicide rate in the city been so high. >> jordan age 20. >>reporter: as
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
bratton. the city of oakland wants him as a consultant. the chief called him one of the brightest minds in policing. the method can be controversial. he has supported stock -- stop and frisk in new york. supporters say look at his record. >> he brought crime down in los angeles and helped to get minority people working and complaints went down if that city. it was a change for the good and for the better. >> you pour money into people from outside of our community to solve the problems of violence in our community. violence is a language of unheard so you need to start with people who live here when they are telling you what it is they want, what they need. >> the vote came just two hours ago, 2:30 in the morning at 7-1 vote with brooks voting against the hire. the chief and the mayor of oakland insist bratton will "advise" city leaders with the ultimate decision theirs. they say oakland will not stand for rail -- racial profiling. >> a driver is in custody after a chase that started in hayward and ended across the bay in san francisco. c.h.p. officers followed a black s.u.v. acro
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
departments along with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooting that wounded five people at walnut and seminary avenue after ten other people were shot since friday across the city in what is believed gang-related shootings. before the drive-by shootings leaders held a conference call to discuss their response to the weekend violence of the oakland's vice mayor called for state of emergency in the city to clear the way to get help from the state, something new city council member agrees with. >> the directive is given to the administrator to work with the legal council to approach jerry brown. >> spokesperson for the mayor says that the public deserve as strong and fast reaction to all of the violence. >> today is the one month anniversary of the school massacre in newtown, connecticut, remembering the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the sandy hook elementary school.
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
oakland airport posed for a photo and a cheer as the charter jet taxied off the airport fire department gave the team a water salute to send them off. now, the 49ers are expected to land in new orleans a little after 8:00 our time and also expected to hold a news conference after their arrival. more on that at 11:00. live in santa clara, abc7 news. >> ama: this is from the nfl network. this is new orleans international airport. the team has arrived, and everyone is getting off the plane now. so the team has arrived in new orleans. getting geared up for the super bowl a lot going on this week. of course we always have you covered. i wish i could tell you i was coming off the plane, but maybe shu can tell you who they were. the 49ers are the and ready to take care of business, and a team from abc7 is getting ready to get to new orleans. shu is a former 49ers and will be wearing his super bowl ring. they'll bring you the best coverage and we'll be beating behind the scene updates. >>> in other news, man is in jail, charged with attempted murder in a shooting that injured an oakland police
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
facial hair, bald, and a tan complexion and was wearing a black t-shirt. >> this morning, oakland police will reveal details on the second theft in two months at the oakland museum of california. this time, burglars stole an $800,000 golden box which happened on monday morning. the burglars stole a piece of quartz from the gold rush era. >> a water emergency is forcing an oakland hospital to postpone elective surgeries. officials have issued a cold dry at the med center after a utility problem shut off water to the facility meaning no one could use the sinks or flush toilet. water was restored late in the evening but nonemergency surgeries have been put off until they make sure everything is okay. patients were never in danger and the hospital will not elaborate on the utility failure. >> former san francisco giants star barry bonds will find out if he was voted in major league baseball's hall of fame. they are expected to announce the results of the votes around 11 a.m. and many have expressed reservations of bonds because of questions about steroid use. votes are cast for a seve
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
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Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
were gathering evidence and looking for suspects, but so far no arrests have been made. >>> oakland police are investigating a a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th and mccarver boulevard yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots they said a local cable technician ran to her for cover after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here he said can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. >> and the kids? >> my kids were already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away. investigators believe that is where the victims crashed their car catch being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning, sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night. that was near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and it happened aroun
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am PST
sig-alert northbound in sunnyvale. there is 880 commute leaving oakland past the colisieum and 880 looking good from carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. >> thank you, sue. we will look at a dry live doppler 7 hd. the weather is quiet for the commute but we still are watching the fog in the north bay valley where it will stay for now. as far as temperatures, updated these with the 5:00 observation, napa is up a degree to 34. mid-to-upper 30's inland. low-to-mid 40's at san jose at 41 and oakland is 44 and antioch is 43 and san francisco is the warmest at 48. gilroy is close to frost at 34 degrees. the weekend will bring clouds with a wind solicit and chance of rain next week. temperatures from redwood city four degrees above average to doubling digits in livermore when you hit 68 degrees that is 11 degrees warmer-than-average with sunsetting at 5:33 so you get more time to enjoy it. temperatures today are in the mid-to-upper 60's and oakland and fremont at 69 and santa rosa and napa the warm spots and richmond and san francisco and san jose at 67 along with concord. upper 60's t
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
overnight. the oakland city council has voted to hire the foam top -- fr top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 a.m. before deciding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategies including controversial stop and frisk which gives officers, and say, too much discretion and leads to racial from files. supporters say bratton brought crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. we will have a live report with more on this coming up in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure, bringing in alameda county sheriff deputies to patrol the streets. when deputies and one supervisor will help with the duties two days a week. the oakland police union opposed the plan but city leaders say something has to be done do put more cops on the street to deal with rising crime. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, right now, has sat down and wearing green and is about to testify about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, in september. in is a live picture from was
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
house the suspect in the deadly shooting massacre in oakland. the 44-year-old juan go is accused murdering seven but he has been declared mentally incompetent and suggestion spended legal proceedings the he was a student at school and now is held in the county jail. >> right now, closing arguments underway in the trial of a san francisco crime laboratory technician accused of distributing cocaine. she is in federal court for a retrial this morning. three months ago a judge declared a pass trial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. she reportedly admitted to take small amounts of cocaine from samples at the crime laboratory in 2009. as a result, the district attorney was forced to dismiss hundreds of drug-related cases. >> right now, the mayor lee is delivering the state of san francisco address as he exercise the third year in office, he is particularly proud of the city's revived manufacturing sector. he is an excerpt from the webcast streaming right now. >> local manufacturing jobs increase 12.5 percent in 2012, outpacing job growth of other sectors after literally dec
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
about their safety. now they can feel relief. police found him last night in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the couple was arguing and oliver got gasoline and he pored it on on starr lamare and lit her on fire. she has burns to her face and she will probably be in the hospital for four to five months. one of her sisters told me that she was hoping he would be caught alive. she said she thought debt was too easy and she wants him to sit in jail and think about her sister. he now is in jail and bliss will charge him with arson and attempted murder. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thankthank you, this morninge bar pilot who was guiding an oil tanker that scraped the b
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
oakland city council will consider approving the contract of a controversial high profile police consultant, a former los angeles and new york police chief, will be paid $250,000 to turn around oakland's crime wave. tempers flared last week when protesters showed up to voice concerns of possible available profiling. he favors "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they feel is suspicious. the oakland city council is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter is live in san francisco with details. katie? >> kristen, it has been two weeks sinc
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Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm PST
returning. carolyn and dan? >> thank you, cabbed -- sandhya. >>> you heard about the oakland sideshow. >> one guy is burning rubber like he is going to catch his car on fire. >> you will hear more of the 9-1-1 calls to the chp and the tipster helping track down the drivers. >> and the chp is helping fight crime, but who is paying for it? >> and tonight from girls on hbo, adam driver is here and kim and kortney kardashian. one of these women is pregnant. is it my baby? find out tonight on "jimmy kimmle live." >> oh brother. "jimmy kimmle live" is right afte >>> investigators are narrowing in on a sideshow that took place in the middle of interstate 880. the stunt could have had deadly consequences. alan wang has the latest on the investigation and the 9-1-1 calls that came in during that incident. >> oh my gosh. >> the chp is getting an abundance of information leading to the drivers involved in this sideshow. it happened on saturday afternoon around 4:00 right in the middle of 880 in oakland. >> it is being shown on the internet and somebody posted it. i saw a comment saying they knew
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Jan 16, 2013 1:05am PST
expected to be okay. the truck driver cooperated with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members credited is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
repairing until 7:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure to bring in outside help to oakland. all on the council approved to bring in the alameda county sheriff deputy to patrol the streets, helping the oakland police with duties do -- two days a week. oakland police opposed this but leaders say something has to be done about crime. >> members from the 129th rescue wing in mountain view are headed to afghanistan for four months. f
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Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
you, kira. >>> oakland police are investigating a shooting that has left two people injured. police respond today 68th avenue and mcarthur boulevard around 5:30 p.m. yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gushville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and it happened aroun
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
go flying over the divider. john is live at chp headquarters in oakland with the details and the video. john even the cops say they haven't seen anything like this. >>reporter: this was something else. chp would love to get their hands on the drivers and they have a lot of video evidence of what happened right in the middle of the freeway. tonight we spoke to woman who had a front row seat. doesn't get more bold than this. saturday afternoon about half dozen drivers took over 8 80 north near the oakland coliseum doing do nut and burning rub interwhat is called a side show. a lot of drivers caught up in the traffic jam not impressed. >> my friend and i were saying look at the idiots. they are stupid. they are going to get hurt. toward the end of the video i really got scared. i was contain of screaming. my god i this the it was going to hit the wall this. >>reporter: woman a passenger in a car heading south bound on 8 80 didn't want to be identified. it lasted few short minutes before somebody yelled at the police were on their way. people on both side of the freeway whipped out t
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Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. >>> police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of auto burglary. another 62 people had to be look at by medical staff at the stadium. police did not provide details of their injuries. the niners play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >> hockey fans celebrated after the san jose sharks began training camp. folks cheered as the men in black took center ice. the players returned to work after team owners and the union agreed on a contract that some people have high hopes for sa
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
lan, however, that has not yet been voted on. lawmakers continue to tinker witness. >> oakland police are saying very little about the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl. her murder stit's 131 homicide of 2012. she died after being shot yesterday afternoon, walking to the coliseum bart station. she's the 12th person under age 18 to be murdered in oakland this year. the shooter wounded a 14-year-old boy who is expected to survive. detectives haven't said what triggered this shooting. her mother says the young girl was caught in the cross fire and another teen was a target. >> she didn't do nothing to nobody. when people want to go shoot they need to go to iraq, iran and fight if you want to do that. shoot people, innocent people that didn't do nothing to you. >> the death comes squft two weeks after her father died from stomach cancer. >> crosses covering a lawn in san pablo avenue. that memorial grew to 131 crosses this year, one for each person murdered in oakland during 2012. family members of some victims join forward a special memorial service inside of st. clum yurks joining to
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Jan 30, 2013 1:05am PST
, cabbed -- sandhya. >>> you heard about the oakland sideshow. >> one guy is burning rubber like he is going to catch his car on fire. >> you will hear more of the 9-1-1 calls to the chp and the tipster helping track down the drivers. >> and the chp is helping fight crime, but who is paying for it? >> and tonight from girls on hbo, adam driver is here and kim and kortney kardashian. one of these women is pregnant. is it my baby? find out tonight on "jimmy kimmle live." >> oh brother. "jimmy kimmle live" is right "jimmy kimmle live" is right afte well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. narrowing in on a sideshow that the middle of interstate 880. the stunt could have had deadly consequences. alan
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> in a few hours, oakland police are expected to brief reporters of the latest information in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of an under covered officer last night that happened near international boulevard at seminary. amy is live in oakland. last time we talked the s.w.a.t. officers were on the scene. >> still here. look behind me. they, worked throughout the night on seminary at 17th. this section of the street is still blocked off. they are looking for two other men. they are looking for evidence. they are still at it this morning. this shooting happened last night at 6:30. police say the officer was, working undercover. they have not released his name. he was on seminary near 17th. he was investigating another shooting when the chief says he was shot. >> during the course of the follow-up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals. during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm. the officer suffered a non-life threatening injury. he is expected to have a full recovery. >> police say they arrested one person and are looking for
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Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more than 200 less than we were a couple of years ago. we have seen the ensuing violence much. >> i look forward to a clear direction for my police chief. >> the new city council says if the chief says it is time to bring in the national guard that is what the city should do. >> everyone in the city of oakland is serious and will not tolerate this. we are looking for action. that has been made very clear to our police chief. there is no more talk about it making excuses or explaining. we want action from his officers and from him as the leader of the police department. >> we hope they have a solution about crime. hopefully, they can get the word out we need to stop the violence. >> june lives in oakland. she hears the gun shots. she worries about her two sons. she, too, will watch for results from the announcement. >> i will want to get out here and get out there
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
the u.s. marshals to find him in oakland and bring him back here to san francisco. >> dan: an investigation is now underway into a fiery crash that killed a big rig driver and snarled the morning commute. chp says the big rig collided with a pickup truck on highway 37 at highway 29 in vallejo about 6:40 this morning. it landed on a grassy area below and burst into flames. they pulled the driver from the wreckage but sadly he died later at the hospital. he is identified as 43-year-old william ballard of roseville. the driver of the pickup was not hurt. >> was we show you the damage of a school bus suffered as it was rear-ended by a big rig. there was only one student aboard at the time. neither were hurt. it did shut down the highway for a time so tow trucks could move both of these oversized vehicles out of way. >> the pilot of the it on tank they're smashed into the bay bridge has passed his drug test. it hit the protective bumperer on the bridge at a time of low visibility. they may adopt a new safety plan for the bridge and could reduce number of vessels in the bay during b
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
neighborhood. police say he was investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old oakland man. no suspects have been arrested in that case and the victim is expected to survive. all of this as the city council is expected to approve hiring of normaller new york city and police chief william brat onto help curve violent crime in oakland. now, that city council meeting starts at 5:30. now, the chief's tactics are controversial and have drawn kbrofts but others believe they'renessry. now cure during that search, they recovered five weapons. one they believe was used to shoot that officerer. >> thank you very much. you mentioned chief bill bratton, protestors plan to fill city hall. the contract bringing former los angeles chief into the city to help lower oakland soaring crime rate. he supports stop and frisk policing allowing office dwrorz detain anyone who looks sus spishus. some believe it will lead towards racial profiling. >>> a community college in texas remains on lock down after a fight turns into a shootout. authorities say two people got into an argument at lone star community college this af
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Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people were killed in less than 10 hours. if
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
, oakland police are still surrounding a neighborhood after someone opened fire and wounded an undercover officer. amy joins us live with the search underway. amy? >> this is still in sign of the two men they are looking for. look behind me, the swat team is still engaged in this case with a section of seminary blocked off. you can see the swat vehicle located in the middle of the street. no one is being allowed in or out without a police escort. the officers approve who gets in or out. we were overhead when police say an officer was shot at 6:30. he was working undercover vetting another shooting when he was confronted by three armed men. police say he was shot in the arm. they were able to arrest one suspect. the other two suspects got away. police are still looking on them but they need help. >> we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant. please contact the oakland police department nonemergency number reporting suspicious activists involving two individuals from the area. >> the chief says that investigators do not know if the officer fired his gun in the confrontation. t
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
at old oakland road we have another accident moved to the right-hand shoulder. it is a little bit slow beyond the seen as they move that from lane two to the right-hand shoulder. elsewhere we have a problem northbound 880 on the shoulder now cleared so that accident is looking good through fremont and getting busy on the east shore freeway moving to richmond and to the berkeley area and macarthur maze. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from london where a helicopter crash in the middle of the city killed two people and injured 13. the two dead, one the pilot, the other is someone on the ground, it happened during the morning rush hour at midnight our time. the helicopter hit a crane on top of a high-rise building. they are working to secure the crane. there is no immediate danger of collapse. no word on the exact cause. it could take months to sort out. there are low clouds and fog. authorities say it was shrouding the tower. the pilot was diverting a landing because of bad weather and that terrorism does not appear to be likely. >> now, japan has grounded the entire fl
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
shooting an oakland police officer. good evening i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn i don't know son. want to take you right to the scene. sky 7 hd of head where police are out in full force tonight. we are told the wounded officer was working undercover when he was shot. he is expected to survive. >> shooting happened around 6:30 on the 1700 block of seminary avenue near international boulevard. >> 7 news is live in the neighborhood with the latest on the man hunt there allen? >>reporter: this is all happening just down the street from me. we still have choppers in the air and we are being told this was as you mentioned an undercover officer who was shot while investigating another shooting that happened yesterday. rate now police say they have one man detaped and still lacking for 2 others believed to be armed and dangerous in the neighborhood. just east of the coliseum. swat members along with police officers and canin canines have closed down several streets as they conduct a yard to yard search for these 2 armed men. all went down around 6:30 this evening when the under con officer co
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
dictates. he told me he's eager to start. we'll tell but center piece of the strategy. >> oakland mayor talked with reporters about when brat onwill arrive and abc 7 news joins us live with that part of the story. nick? >> good evening, brat onwill be here but kept out of the public eye. at last night's oakland city council meeting, they approved the hiring of bill bratton. it lasted more than eight hours because hundreds of speakers turned out to both support and don condemn the man who have been a lightning road rod for controversy. chief brat oncame under fire for aggressive tactics. same tactics some welcomed. >> brat onis neither the devil, which is saying nor save yoer he's part of a team. he's a person who did develop common sense system. we're trying to implement. i think we can do better with. >> now, it is an accountability process working to reduce crime by better utilizing personnel and law enforcement resources. also part of a strategy that oakland police chief will introduce. the chief is is headed by bob waserman mentioning aproveal is one of only four given the green lig
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Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
by 8:00 and 44 degrees. today, it will be 49 in livermore the cool spot, and 53 in oakland, the warm spot. inland we go from 49 in morgan hill and tonight the temperatures are cooler and a 30 around fremont and palo alto are the cooler spots along the bay shore. we have a freeze and frost advisory so anywhere away from san francisco and the coast, pets, plants and pipes, temperatures hanging out around 50, and mid-to-upper 50's by wednesday and near 60 by thursday. have a great day. >> if you are sneaking up to tahoe to get great skiing, no chain requirements on 80 but they are required on 50 at twin bridges. east shore freeway, university avenue, you can see traffic is pulling nicely but busy and crowded for this friday morning but moving at the limit moving toward macarthur maze and eastbound we had an early accident at university area and that is cleared so no issues there. the eastbound commute from antioch is looking good and still under 20 minutes. we have road work at dumbarton bridge eastbound until 6:00 this morning. kristen and eric? >> coming up, a snake on a plane. you ma
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